Celebrity Picks: Gabrielle Union’s Favorite Reads of 2017

Seira Wilson on November 07, 2017

GabrielleUnion225_Headshot_Credit-MichaelLavineGabrielle Union is a familiar face on television and the movie screen.  She's funny, beautiful, talented, and brutally honest.  This fall she wrote a memoir-in-essays entitled We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True. In her book, Union addresses issues that face modern women the world over--sexuality, race, gender--and she does it with a sense of humor intact.  We're Going to Need More Wine is "the good, the bad, and the WTF" from her life so far, and it's a great read with or without the vino...

What does this popular celebrity like to read in her spare time? See Gabrielle Union's picks below, and look here for the latest celebrity favorites. Learn more about the Amazon Books Editors' picks for the Best Books of the Year.

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Gabrielle Union’s favorite reads of 2017

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Homecoming by Yaa Gyasi
I'm a massive fan of historical fiction and this book did not disappoint. Beautifully written and ever so timely and relevant.

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A New Model by Ashley Graham
Ashley Graham’s mission of spreading the body-positivity movement is so needed. Anyone who helps other women feel beautiful is someone I want to celebrate. Her book gets that message out there while also sharing who she really is.

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The Perfect Find by Tia Williams
A laugh out loud romp that delves into the idea of what "having it all" is supposed to look like and the unexpected joys that can manifest when we let go of society's plans for us.

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